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Foie gras vs Chorizo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Foie gras and Chorizo

  • Foie gras has more Vitamin B12, Iron, Selenium, and Copper, while Chorizo has more Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Zinc.
  • Foie gras's daily need coverage for Vitamin B12 is 308% higher.
  • Chorizo contains 5 times less Copper than Foie gras. Foie gras contains 0.4mg of Copper, while Chorizo contains 0.08mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Chorizo is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Pate de foie gras, canned (goose liver pate), smoked and Chorizo, pork and beef.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.6%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Zinc +270.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 207% 10% 86% 13% 91% 26% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 60% 13% 65% 36% 162% 93% 27%
Contains more Calcium +775%
Contains more Iron +245.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -43.6%
Contains more Copper +400%
Contains more Magnesium +38.5%
Contains more Potassium +188.4%
Contains more Zinc +270.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +370%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +615.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.12
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 200% 0% 0% 7% 22% 69% 48% 72% 14% 45% 1175% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 45% 0% 158% 70% 97% 68% 123% 2% 251% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +2900%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +370%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +615.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +783.3%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.3
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.12

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Foie gras Chorizo
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Foie gras Chorizo Opinion
Net carbs 4.67g 1.86g Foie gras
Protein 11.4g 24.1g Chorizo
Fats 43.84g 38.27g Foie gras
Carbs 4.67g 1.86g Foie gras
Calories 462kcal 455kcal Foie gras
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Foie gras
Fiber 0g 0g
Calcium 70mg 8mg Foie gras
Iron 5.5mg 1.59mg Foie gras
Magnesium 13mg 18mg Chorizo
Phosphorus 200mg 150mg Foie gras
Potassium 138mg 398mg Chorizo
Sodium 697mg 1235mg Foie gras
Zinc 0.92mg 3.41mg Chorizo
Copper 0.4mg 0.08mg Foie gras
Vitamin A 3333IU 0IU Foie gras
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Chorizo
Vitamin D IU 61IU Chorizo
Vitamin D µg 1.5µg Chorizo
Vitamin C 2mg 0mg Foie gras
Vitamin B1 0.088mg 0.63mg Chorizo
Vitamin B2 0.299mg 0.3mg Chorizo
Vitamin B3 2.51mg 5.131mg Chorizo
Vitamin B5 1.2mg 1.12mg Foie gras
Vitamin B6 0.06mg 0.53mg Chorizo
Folate 60µg 2µg Foie gras
Vitamin B12 9.4µg 2µg Foie gras
Vitamin K µg 1.6µg Chorizo
Tryptophan 0.161mg 0.278mg Chorizo
Threonine 0.507mg 1.473mg Chorizo
Isoleucine 0.606mg 2.206mg Chorizo
Leucine 1.029mg 1.708mg Chorizo
Lysine 0.863mg 2.414mg Chorizo
Methionine 0.27mg 0.47mg Chorizo
Phenylalanine 0.567mg 1.149mg Chorizo
Valine 0.719mg 0.914mg Chorizo
Histidine 0.303mg 0.721mg Chorizo
Cholesterol 150mg 88mg Chorizo
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 14.45g 14.38g Chorizo
Monounsaturated Fat 25.61g 18.4g Foie gras
Polyunsaturated fat 0.84g 3.46g Chorizo

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Foie gras Chorizo
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Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
138
Foie gras
68
Chorizo
Mineral Summary Score
73
Foie gras
57
Chorizo

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
68%
Foie gras
145%
Chorizo
Carbohydrates
5%
Foie gras
2%
Chorizo
Fats
202%
Foie gras
177%
Chorizo

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Foie gras
Foie gras contains less Sodium (difference - 538mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Foie gras
Foie gras is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chorizo
Chorizo is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069999999999999g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Foie gras - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171100/nutrients
  2. Chorizo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173859/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.